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Playa del Janubio ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Playa del Janubio break guidePhoto by: carmelo peñate sosa

Playa del Janubio Surf Guide

Playa del Janubio in Lanzarote is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that has dependable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Watch out for rocks.

Playa del Janubio Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  beachBeach and reefIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
22.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa del Janubio:

The best conditions reported for surf at Playa del Janubio occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Playa del Janubio (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa del Janubio with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 39% of the time in January while 15% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 46% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
39%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
15%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
46%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Playa del Janubio Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 30 October 2020, 14:12 Local Time
Friday 30Sat
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 2.0
NNW
1.8
NNW
1.7
NNW
1.5
NNW
Period (s) 16 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 20
ESE 15
ENE 25
ENE 35
E
Wind State cross-
off
off off off

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Swell History at Playa del Janubio

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Wind History at Playa del Janubio

Wind stats for Playa del Janubio, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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